Big Talk is an American rock band consisting of The Killers drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr (Vocals, Guitar, Drums, Bass, Keys) and Taylor Milne (Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals).
Big Talk will release its eponymous debut album on July 12, 2011. The first single, "Getaways," was released May 10, 2011. It first streamed in full via Much Music on Tues July 12, 2011 and then on ABC's Music Lounge on Wed July 13, 2011. NME stream the album exclusively following those. Producer Joe Chicarelli (The Strokes, My Morning Jacket) worked with the band on the album. It was then mixed at London's Assault & Battery by Alan Moulder (U2, The Killers, Foo Fighters). Former Weezer bassist Matt Sharp and Ted Sablay (who has toured with The Killers) also helped out on the album. The album is being called the "rock club-shaped soundtrack to the summer". It was recorded between November 2010 and January 2011 at Battle Born Studios.
The record will be released on Vannucci's own label "Little Oil" in association with Epitaph Records. Big Talk will make their live television debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live on July 25, 2011.